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  • Name: Roger Harvey Mattfield
  • Location of Birth: Trout Lake Township, Itasca County, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: May 24, 1931
  • Date of Death: June 18, 1989
  • Parents: Herman Mattfield & Selma (Mischke) Mattfield
  • High School and Class: 1949 Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
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  • Highest Rank: A1C (Airman First Class)
  • Branch: Air Force
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  • Military Awards:
    Bronze Star
    Japanese Occupation Medal
    Korean Service Medal
    United National Medal
    5 Battle Stars
    District Unit Citation

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    Korean War

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  • Civilian Life:
    Roger Mattfield moved to Wisconsin in 1954. He married Hildegard Mueller Wagner in 1980 in Wisconsin. He was employed by Wisconsin Power and Light Co. in 1958, retiring as Control Room Operator at the Edgewater Generating Station in 1992. He enjoyed gardening, bowling, traveling and fishing trips with family and friends.

    Roger died in Madison, Wisconsin and is buried in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Kohler, Wisconsin (plot - Garden of Valor). He is survived by his wife; his mother, Selma Sundstrom; six children, Eileen (Dean) Doro, Michael (Julie) Mattfield, Patricia (Frederick) Hertel, Deborah (Jeffrey) Cole, Susan Mattfield, and Renee (Douglas) Bramstedt; ten grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; six brothers, Norman, Herman (Virginia), Robert, Gerald, Weldon, and Meloy; five sisters, Sylvia (Roman) Norworatzky, Delores Eigenberger, Violet (Lyle) Hanson, Joyce (Mike) Gonzalez, and Janet (Robert) Delich; step-children, Frederick (Melissa) Wagner, Jennifer Wagner, and Sandra (Dennis) Dekker; and three step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, Herman; two brothers, Maynard and Raymond.

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